New study suggests that low birthweight is not only causing increase risk infant mortality, but also contributes to the higher death risk during childhood and adolescence.
The birth rate in American teens hits all-time low, according to the recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, the center believes that too many American teens are still having babies.
A monkey was recently filmed giving birth, and to everyone's surprise, she was assisted by a fellow monkey midwife.
A rare Amur tiger named Cinderella, who was originally found in 2012 – orphaned and near death – in Russia has found her fairy tale ending.
Extremely rare tortoise twins born at the Garden State Tortoise organization in New Jersey beat incredible odds to make it into the world but not without some help from the organization's founder.
A new study confirms that a well-preserved fetus and soft tissues were found in 48-million-year-old fossils of a small horse-like species.
Many celebrities and self-described health experts agree that eating the placenta after giving birth is extremely healthy for a new mother. Unfortunately for them, scientists are saying that not only is that complete malarkey, but placental consumption could pose dangers that have gone unconsidered.
A baby Pacific white-sided dolphin (not pictured) was born at Shedd Aquarium, officials announced Monday.
They weren't exactly there when it happened, so scientists were excited when they uncovered the birthing mystery of mighty mosasaurs, gigantic marine lizards that once roamed the ancient oceans.
This year has been an excellent start for conservationists and killer whales alike, as one famous pod off the coast of Washington State has so-far welcomed four newborns into the family after more than two years. Now some experts think the endangered animals are seeing a mini baby boom - offering new hope for the struggling species.
A rare eastern bongo, one of the world's rarest species of antelope, was recently born in an Australian zoo, officials announced this week.
In a first, this week an international team of astronomers reported watching the birth of a multiple-star system in action, shedding light on the mysterious beginnings of star and planet formation.
In an incredible turn of events, a pelagic thresher shark was accidentally caught on camera giving birth, "the first record of any oceanic species giving birth."
In a rare and stunning display, whale enthusiasts can watch the birth of a baby beluga in a China aquarium after the amazing moment was caught on camera.